Publications

Quad bike safety standard - guidance for quad bike dealers

The Australian Government has introduced a safety standard under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) to improve the safety of quad bikes. If you are a quad bike supplier you should make yourself aware of the requirements specified by the standard.
Date published: 
10 Oct 2019

Quad bike safety standard - guidance for consumers

The Australian Government has introduced a safety standard to improve the safety of quad bikes. This guidance will help you stay safe when purchasing a quad bike.
Date published: 
10 Oct 2019

Understanding the Industry Guideline for Consumer Goods that Contain Button Batteries

This factsheet provides a summary of the key issues identified in the voluntary Industry Code for Consumer Goods that Contain Button Batteries.
Date published: 
23 Sep 2019

Button batteries can kill if swallowed poster

Keep products with button batteries out of reach of children.

Date published: 
3 Sep 2019

Why it pays to track and trace your products

If you supply products to consumers, it is important that you be able to identify and quickly locate a recalled product.

Date published: 
11 Apr 2019

How to communicate and advertise a consumer product safety recall

If you supply products to consumers you need to understand your quality control and safety obligations.

Date published: 
11 Apr 2019

Safety warning notice (button batteries)

The Assistant Treasurer, Stuart Robert, has issued a safety notice to warn of possible risks involved in the use of the button batteries.
Date published: 
30 Mar 2019

2019 Product Safety Priorities

The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. The policy also sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks.

Date published: 
14 Mar 2019

Communication ideas: reaching consumers affected by the Compulsory Takata Recall

This information may assist Suppliers in communicating with consumers affected by the compulsory Takata Recall. These ideas may help maximise replacement of affected Takata airbag inflators by improving a Supplier’s reach.
Date published: 
12 Feb 2019

Motor vehicle related products - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain motor vehicle related products supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards.
Date published: 
20 Dec 2018